PESHAWAR, Oct 30 (APP): The 30th Chief of the Air Staff National Junior Boys Squash Championship entered into the quarter-finals
stages being played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Sunday.
Top seed Mansoor Zaman Junior, Abbas Zeb of PAF, Ali Kiramat of KP and Mehran Javed of KP took berth into the quarter-finals of the Under-19 category after securing victories against their respective rivals in the pre-quarter-finals.
In the first pre-quarter-final Mansoor Zaman Junior defeated Nasir Khan
of KP in the marathon four sets battle 3-1, the score was 3-11, 11-7, 11-8 and 11-8. Mansoor fully dominated the proceedings and did not give much time to Nasir Khan to strike back despite conceding a the first set.
In the second pre-quarter-final international Abbas Zeb who recently won Asian Junior Under-19 title, defeated seeded Zeeshan Gul by 3-1, the score was 9-11, 11-8, 11-3 and 11-1. Abbas Zeb fully dominated the proceedings and gave a tough resistance to Zeeshan Gul in the four sets battle.
In the other matches of the pre-quarter-finals Ali Kiramat of KP beat
Haroon Khan by 3-1, the score was 11-6, 10-12, 11-1 and 11-2 while Mehran Javed of KP beat Hariq Iqbal of PAF in straight sets, the score was 11-8, 11-6 and 11-9.
In the Under-17 category Saad Abdul of Punjab, Oan Abbas of Punjab, Saif Ullah of PAF and Haris Qasir of Punjab through to the quarter-finals after their victories in the pre-quarters. Saad beat Muhammad Ahsan of Punjab in a marathon five sets battle lasted for 48th minute, the score was 13-11, 3-11, 11-2, 9-11, and 11-5. Oan Abbas beat Uzair Rasheed by 3-2 in another thrilling match, the score was 11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 5-11 and 11-9, Saif Ullah beat Hamid Habib by 3-1, the score was 11-5, 11-6, 3-11 and 11-9 and in the last pre-quarter Haris Qasim upset second seed Zeeshan Zeb of PAF by 3-0, the score was 11-7, 11-4 and 11-4.
In the Under-15 international Uzair Shoukat of PAF stunned Shahab Khan of Punjab by 3-1, the score was 11-6, 6-11, 11-4 and 11-4 and moved to the quarter-finals. In the other matches Hamza Sharif of PAF beat Hassan Raza by 3-2, the score was 11-7, 10-12, 9-11, 11-9 and 11-7, Farhan Hashmi of Punjab beat Hammad of Punjab by 3-1, the score was 11-7, 16-14, 6-11 and 11-6 and Rashid Daulat of PAF, the second seeded in the Championship, beat Saqib Iqbal of KP by 3-1, the score was 8-11, 13-11, 12-10 and 11-8.
In the Under-13, category promising Noor Zaman of PAF beat Tayyub Rauf of Punjab by 3-0, the score was 11-9, 11-5 and 14-12 while top seed Asad Ullah of PAF beat Ghulam Muhammad by 3-0, 11-5, 11-3 and 11-3, Rafi Ullah beat Waleed Khalil 3-1, the score was 8-11, 13-11, 12-10, 11-7 and Talha Iqbal upset second seed Abbas Irfan by 3-1, the score was 7-11, 11-7, 11-7 and 11-6.
In the U-11 M. Ammad of PAF beat Ahad Shoukat of Punjab by 3-0, the
score was 11-7, 11-5 and 11-6, M. Hamza of PAF beat Abdullah Rashid by 3-0, the score was 12-10, 11-9 and 11-4 and Abbas Nawaz of PAF beat Usman Nadeem by 3-2, the score was 7-11, 11-9, 12-10, 4-9, 11-6 and Khakan Malik beat Humam Ahmad by 3-1 in a thrilling battle, the score was 11-7, 11-4, 9-11 and 11-6.